Are you ready to explore thousands of books for free?  Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) has partnered with Biblioboard to bring you Access to amazing curations from all over the State of Illinois for free at any time.  This great collection is powered by geolocation– meaning anyone in Illinois can use this collection for free!  Check out some of the headline curations:

  • Recovering the Classics – Public-domain classics from world literature, with modern cover images
  • Popup Picks – Collections that change quarterly, that include hand-picked books from expert librarian curators
  • Indie Illinois – Books for all ages by independently published Illinois authors
  • Scholarly Resources – Open educational resources (OERs) for students, covering many subjects. See more information below.
  • Bodleian Library collection – Items from Oxford University’s Bodleian Library

There is no limit on simultaneous use; items can be read by 1 or 100 patrons at the same time. This means no hold queues and no waiting for titles.